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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:50 PM EDT May. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Appomattox river at Mattoax
* from late Monday night to late Wednesday night... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 18.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
Wednesday evening.
* At 25.0 feet... agricultural and some secondary roads flooded.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 25.2 feet on
Dec 27 2015.


Lat... Lon 3721 7776 3743 7802 3742 7814 3751 7812
      3752 7791 3733 7767




950 PM EDT sun may 20 2018

... The Flood Warning has been extended until Tuesday morning... the
Flood Warning continues for
the James River at Richmond Westham
* until Tuesday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Tuesday morning.
* At 15.0 feet... begin moderate flooding. Residences near gage
threatened with some driveways under one to one and a half feet of
water.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 13.6 feet on
Apr 18 2018.


Lat... Lon 3770 7780 3756 7744 3747 7749 3753 7770
      3760 7785




950 PM EDT sun may 20 2018

... The Flood Warning has been extended until Monday afternoon... the
Flood Warning continues for
the Appomattox river at Matoaca
* until Monday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 08:45 PM Sunday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tomorrow morning.
* At 10.0 feet... minor flooding begins. Canal begins to overflow
along the right bank.
This river level is comparable to a previous crest of 11.3 feet on
Dec 26 2015.


Lat... Lon 3726 7751 3729 7741 3734 7729 3728 7723
      3718 7737 3718 7753